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  • Accomplished alumni offer students career advice
    Campus News

    May 15, 2017 The speakers, a combination of rising stars and midcareer successes, represented technology giants such as Google, Microsoft and Apple; financial institutions including Silicon Valley Bank, Goldman Sachs and Baker Boyer Bank; and management consulting firms McKinsey & Company and Booz Allen Hamilton.

  • Whitman summer internship grants benefit students, community
    Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

    May 12, 2017 This year, Whitman’s Summer Internship Grant Program will provide funding for more than 130 students to participate in internships across the country and abroad that closely align with their academic and career interests.

  • Nina Finley ’17 and Samuel Perkins ’17 win Watson Fellowships
    Campus News

    May 8, 2017 Two soon-to-be Whitman graduates are among only 40 college seniors nationwide to be named 2017 Thomas J. Watson Fellows.

  • Refinements and overhauls to Whitman governance
    Campus News

    May 8, 2017 The Whitman College Board of Trustees approved a new board governance structure that, for the first time in 20 years, reimagines how the trustees will organize their work in the future.

  • Heidegger milestones at Whitman conference
    Campus News

    May 4, 2017 Whitman hosted the 51st annual meeting of the Heidegger Circle, with more than 50 scholars from around the world convening to discuss the renowned German thinker.

  • Whitman named Walla Walla Public Schools Partner of the Year
    Walla Walla Public Schools

    May 3, 2017 Walla Walla Public Schools declared the Whitman College Student Engagement Center one of its Partners of the Year. This recognition is linked to Partners in Learning Month, established in May 2010. More than 350 Whitman students serve in district schools as tutors and role models.

  • Multitudes and memories—the late Pete Reid
    Campus News

    May 1, 2017 Several hundred well-wishers celebrated the mindful life of R. R. “Pete” Reid ’49 last Saturday.

  • Whitman junior awarded Goldwater Scholarship for STEM research
    Campus News

    May 1, 2017 Gabe Juul ’18, a physics major from Medford, Oregon, has been named a 2017-18 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

  • Playground Polyglots
    Whitman Magazine

    Christy Krutulis ’92 and Angélica Pedroza ’99 lead the effort to strengthen dual language programming in Walla Walla’s public schools.

  • Singing Whitman’s praises—literally and perennially
    Campus News

    April 28, 2017 Approximately 140 singers from nine groups—from the all-female a cappella Sirens of Swank to the all-male counterparts the Testostertones—serenaded more than 300 ensemble fans in Cordiner Hall.

  • Pair of Whitman students wins Presidents’ Leadership Awards
    Campus News

    April 27, 2017 Politics major Kaitie Dong ’18 and sociology major Cassandra Otero ’18 are the first Whitties to earn the honor.

  • Former White House correspondent speaks; five students win journalism awards
    Campus News

    April 25, 2017 Ingwerson helped President Kathleen Murray present the awards to students who submitted work published in The Wire, the weekly student-run newspaper, in the last year.

  • Whitman holdeth faire anew
    Campus News

    April 24, 2017 Fans of merry olde England dueled with foam swords last Saturday at the 48th Annual Whitman College Renaissance Faire.

  • Whitman holds community forums
    Campus News

    April 24, 2017 Whitman College continued its commitment to its neighbors by cohosting a series of weekend community forums in mid-April at the Walla Walla Public Library.

  • What rubbish!
    Campus News

    April 21, 2017 In a new event called Mt. Trashmore, students, faculty and staff volunteers sorted through a heap of garbage intentionally dumped on Cordiner Lawn to highlight what materials could be diverted from the city landfill and what could be recycled.

  • Whitman lauds latest batch of Fulbright recipients
    Campus News

    April 19, 2017 Five Whitman seniors and recent graduates have been accepted into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, with two others selected as alternates.

  • Student scholarship, creativity shine at Undergraduate Conference
    Campus News

    April 12, 2017 Whitman students became the teachers and the entire campus their classroom as the college canceled its regularly scheduled courses in favor of a full day of moderated lectures, poster presentations, musical performances and special exhibitions.

  • Beyoncé proves irreplaceable, visiting scholar argues
    Campus News

    April 12, 2017 Why listen to Beyoncé? Nikki Lane, an interdisciplinary researcher and educator who explores connections between popular culture and race, gender, class and sexuality, answers that question and others about the Grammy Award-winning singer on April 17.

  • College mourns R. R. "Pete" Reid–aka "Mr. Whitman"
    Campus News

    April 10, 2017 Reid, 93, died from complications of cancer last Sunday at Washington Odd Fellows Home on Boyer Avenue, directly across the street from the house in which he and his wife, Hedda Jorgenson Reid '49, who survives him, raised their family.

  • More Whitman faculty members receive Murdock grants
    Campus News

    April 10, 2017 Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nate Boland and Assistant Professor of Physics Greg Ogin are the latest Whitman recipients of grants from the Murdock Trust College Research Program for Natural Sciences.